Folding instructions: diagrams, crease patterns, etc. — by name

Here you can find folding instructions for some of the models listed on my page, sorted by name.

A4 Rhombic Unit

A4 Rhombic Unit

Instructions are available from the author’s website.

Annapurna

Annapurna

Introduction and folding instructions on author’s page Annapurna (Ten Interesecting Triangles) is one of the models in Himala...

Bascetta Star Unit

Bascetta Star Unit

Diagrams for the Bascetta Star (which obviously also include instructions for folding the units) can be found on the author’s page.

Bed of Nails Tessellation

Bed of Nails Tessellation

A Crease Pattern was published in Techno Origami, book of 15th Origami Outdoor Meeting.

Big and Small Squares

Big and Small Squares

A CP was published in BOS Magazine #321 (published by the British Origami Society), page 12. It also appeared in Konvensi Ori...

Bow-Tie Sonobe

Bow-Tie Sonobe

This Sonobe variant was independently designed by me and by t...

Box with Woven Triangles I

Box with Woven Triangles I

Below you can find a precrease pattern and a photo tutorial of the collapse (for a clean fold). The model is designed around ...

Box with Woven Triangles IV

Box with Woven Triangles IV

Precreased sheet Instructions for the model were published in The Fold (Issue 66,...

Box with Woven Triangles VII

Box with Woven Triangles VII

Below you can find a precrease pattern and pictures of the collapse. This sequence shows the clean precrease which you get wi...

Building Block Units (BBU)

Building Block Units (BBU)

Building Block Units are a family of modules which make it possible to build a huge variety of designs, from typical abstract geometric solids to realistic m...

Bumpy Octahedron

Bumpy Octahedron

Front side Bumpy Octahedron is folded from a single sheet of 2:1 paper. Each face is decorated with a sunken tria...

Business Card Puppy

Business Card Puppy

Instructions for this model were published in OrigamiUSA Annual Collection 2002.

Cat

Cat

Diagrams for this model were published in BOS Magazine #234 (published by the British Origami Society), page 34.

Celtic Cross Tessellation

Celtic Cross Tessellation

You can fold this design based on instructions for the Celtic Cross model. Use that model’s CP and just extract the top part ...

Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree

Instructions for the model were published in Artur Biernacki’s book, Polish your Origami.

Clematis Tessellation

Clematis Tessellation

This is a relatively simple tessellation which should be suitable even for beginners. Despite the simplicity, with a bit of shaping, it can look quite nice.

Clover Folding

Clover Folding

There is a video tutorial about Clover Folding, made by Sara Adams.

Clover Folding Lookalike

Clover Folding Lookalike

Clover Folding Lookalike looks very similar to Fujimoto’s Clover Folding but has a significantly different structure.

Cluster Tessellation

Cluster Tessellation

You can find the CP and basic folding instructions in the files linked below. Several variants of this tessellation are possi...

Cosmos Ball

Cosmos Ball

Instructions for the model were published in Meenakshi Mukerji’s book, Marvelous Modular Origami, on page 18.

Crane

Crane

Diagrams for the Traditional Crane are available in many places online, for example on Wikimedia Commons and on origami.me. I...

Crane with Colored Wings

Crane with Colored Wings

The model is quite easy to fold: Fold the square’s diagonals, then fold all corners to the center (blintz the square). Y...

DNA Replication

DNA Replication

Instructions for Thoki Yenn’s original DNA model can be found in his Orikata book. I think there are also some tutorials on Y...

Dachshund

Dachshund

Instructions for this dog model are available in the form of a video tutorial made by Leyla Torres.

Dollar Bill Hare

Dollar Bill Hare

There is a phototutorial for the model, published by the author. A number of videotutorials are also available, for example t...

Epiphany II

Epiphany II

Folding this model is about as simple as it gets: Start with a square or rectangular piece of paper. Pleat into 32-nds (if...

FIT (Five Intersecting Tetrahedra)

FIT (Five Intersecting Tetrahedra)

Tom Hull’s folding instructions Five Intersecting Tetrahedra (FIT), designed by Thomas Hull, is probably the most popular mod...

Fog Stoppers for Face Mask

Fog Stoppers for Face Mask

These origami fog stoppers can help reduce the fogging of your glasses in winter or during physical exercise. They do help, b...

Gasherbrum

Gasherbrum

Introduction and folding instructions on author’s page Gasherbrum (Four Interesecting Triangles) is one of the models in Hima...

Grating Tessellation

Grating Tessellation

There is a videotutorial by Paper Kawaii, showing practically the same model as mine. Compared to the video, my model uses a ...

Heart (CLU)

Heart (CLU)

Below you can find a CP with folding tips. The CP is quite simple, so even if you have little experience, you should be able ...

Hedgehog

Hedgehog

In print Folding diagrams for this model were published in: OrigamiUSA Model Collection 2020, page 100 Der Falter 74, pa...

Houstonia Box

Houstonia Box

Instructions for my Houstonia Box were published as part of my Interview for The Fold.

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

You can find folding instructions for the Hydrangea (including a number of variants) in Fujim...

Hydrangea Cube

Hydrangea Cube

The idea of connecting several Hydrangeas occurred independently to me and earlier to Meenakshi Mukerji. If you do not yet kn...

Hydrangea Icosahedron

Hydrangea Icosahedron

For folding Hydrangea Icosahedron (and many other shapes as well), you can just follow the instructions for Hydrangeaa Cube, ...

Ichthys (CLU)

Ichthys (CLU)

Below you can find a CP with folding tips. The CP is quite simple, so even if you have little experience, you should be able ...

Jitterbug Unit

Jitterbug Unit

The Jitterbug Unit can be used to create a number of polyhedra which can undergo the jitterbug transformation (devised by Buc...

Ladybug 1.1

Ladybug 1.1

There is a videotutorial by Sara Adams for this model.

Lelum Polelum Unit

Lelum Polelum Unit

Instructions for this model are available in the form of a videotutorial.

Little Turtle Unit

Little Turtle Unit

Instructions for this module were published in Tomoko Fuse’s books, Unit Origami: Multidimensional Transformations (page 56) and Unit Polyhedron Origami (pag...

Long Story Short (Book)

Long Story Short (Book)

Folding instructions for my Long Story Short (origami book model) were published in The Fold (link does not require membershi...

Lucky Star Tessellation

Lucky Star Tessellation

In order to fold this model, you can follow, with minor modification, instructions for the fr...

Makalu

Makalu

Introduction and folding instructions online and in print Robert J. Lang’s Makalu (Six Intersecting Pentagons) is an interest...

Mammoth

Mammoth

Instructions for the model were published in Artur Biernacki’s book, Polish your Origami.

Master Yoda

Master Yoda

Instructions for the model were published in Artur Biernacki’s book, Polish your Origami.

Metal Star

Metal Star

Instructions were published in the 14th Bulletin of Polish Origami Society (2016), page 60.

Miura-Ori

Miura-Ori

Miura-Ori, also known by the names Herringbone Tessellation and Zig-Zag Corrugation, is one of the best known origami corruga...

Monument Valley Corrugation

Monument Valley Corrugation

A crease pattern was published in CDO Convention Book 2018 (Convention Book of Italian Origami Convention).

Moreno’s Unit

Moreno’s Unit

Jose Arley Moreno’s diagrams Jose Arley Moreno published instructions for this unit on his web page.

Möbius Strip IV (CLU)

Möbius Strip IV (CLU)

To fold this model, use a strip with about 1:15 proportions and fold notches according to CLU instructions. Make two notches ...

Name Plate

Name Plate

You can use this model to print your name on it (templates available below) and put it on your desk or for adding descriptions to your models at an origami c...

Open Frame Unit

Open Frame Unit

Instructions for this module were published in Tomoko Fuse’s book, Unit Origami: Multidimensional Transformations. There are two variants of this unit, I (bo...

Outdoor Origami Meeting Module (OOMM)

Outdoor Origami Meeting Module (OOMM)

This unit can be used to make spiked versions of polyhedra with triangular faces as well as polyhedra with square faces where each face is extended with a ”b...

Oxi Module

Oxi Module

Since I’m too lazy to draw nice diagrams, I just made photographs of the module at different stages of folding. The module is quite simple, so I hope such pi...

PHiZZ unit

PHiZZ unit

Folding instructions Instructions for folding the PHiZZ unit and buckyball models made with this unit can be found on the author’s web page.

Pajarita Tessellation

Pajarita Tessellation

Instructions were published in MFPP 2019 Convention Book and SBO (Bolivia) 2019 Convention Book.

Parallelograms

Parallelograms

For this model, only a picture of a hand-drawn crude CP which I prepared as documentation for...

Penguin

Penguin

Instructions were published in 9th Bulletin of Polish Origami Society (page 38) and in Origami Tanteidan Convention book Vol....

Penultimate Unit family

Instructions for the Penultimate System can be found online on Jim Plank’s page as well in Robert Neale’s own e-book, Many Modes of Origami Models.

Poinsettia Ball

Poinsettia Ball

Instructions for the model were published in Meenakshi Mukerji’s book, Marvelous Modular Origami, on page 30.

Predictable Box

Predictable Box

Instructions are available as a single PNG image. The box, as shown here, uses an 8×8 grid, but it can be folded with any pro...

Propellers Tessellation

Propellers Tessellation

A crease pattern and basic collapse instructions for my Propellers Tessellation were published in The Fold (membership requir...

Pyramid Vertex Module (PVM)

Pyramid Vertex Module (PVM)

PVM is a family of units which can be combined into shapes of quite different structure. The family consists of vertex units which resemble triangular pyrami...

QRSTUVWXYZ-stars

QRSTUVWXYZ-stars

Instructions for folding the model are available online.

Radioactive Tessellation

Radioactive Tessellation

Instructions for this model are available in GGO Stay at Home and Fold Origami PDF (page 92).

Rocket

Rocket

This model is very simple to fold. The rocket can stand on its own thanks to the “foot”. You can also say this horizontal ele...

STUVWXYZ-stars

STUVWXYZ-stars

Instructions for folding the model are available online.

San Francisco Bay

San Francisco Bay

A crease pattern for this model was published in PCOC 2021 Convention Book, page 162.

Shark Teeth Corrugation

Shark Teeth Corrugation

The second image shows the three steps used for constructing the pre-crease pattern for my Sh...

Shifted Bricks

Shifted Bricks

There are two main ways of folding this model. When folding from a grid, one can create the t...

Simple Edge Unit (SEU)

Simple Edge Unit (SEU)

SEU, the Simple Edge Unit is an edge unit with a 90° angle at the tip. It can be folded from paper of any proportions and it is quite versatile since with mi...

Simple Elephant

Simple Elephant

In Origami Pass app Instructions for this model are available via Origami Pass.

Six Intersecting Pentagrams (SIP)

Six Intersecting Pentagrams (SIP)

Instructions for this model are available in an OrigamiUSA article which also contains very interesting details about this mo...

Sonobe unit

Sonobe unit

This page contains links to instructions for the classical Sonobe module. There also exist literally hundreds of variants: those have their separate pages on...

Souvenir of the Sea (Box)

Souvenir of the Sea (Box)

Instructions for the model (CP and pictures of collapse) were published in 18th Outdoor Origami Meeting (2019) Convention Book.

Sprout Tessellation

Sprout Tessellation

You can find the CP and basic folding instructions in the files linked below.

Square Interlace Box

Square Interlace Box

General This model is based around Square Interlace Tessellation so you can use instructions ...

Square Pixel Tessellation

Square Pixel Tessellation

This tessellation can be used for creating pixel images representing arbitrary pictures.

Squares and Crosses Tessellation

Squares and Crosses Tessellation

This tessellation is closely related to Ninja Star Tessellation and you get the latter as one of the intermediate steps when ...

Star Ananke

Star Ananke

Star Ananke has many variants, most of them just minor changes in the folding process but affecting the look of the final model.

Star Ananke (variant D)

Star Ananke (variant D)

Similar models on other sites Robin Glynn’s 6-pointed modular star is a design almost identical to Star Ananke variant D: it differs only by having the littl...

Stars and Squares Tessellation

Stars and Squares Tessellation

In print Crease pattern can be found in Shuzo Fujimoto’s Invitation to Creative Playing with Origami (創造する折り紙遊びへの招待).

Sturdy Edge Module (StEM)

Sturdy Edge Module (StEM)

StEM is a very versatile module which can be used to make a number of very different objects. Three units can build a triangular 45-degree pyramid, so anythi...

Sunflower Tessellation

Sunflower Tessellation

A crease pattern was published in Origami Box of the Ultimate Origami Convention 2017.

Swallowtail Module (Dog Bone Unit)

Swallowtail Module (Dog Bone Unit)

This is a business card unit which I designed independently with Jennifer Campbell who used the name Dog Bone Unit (details in model description).

TUVWXYZ-stars

TUVWXYZ-stars

Instructions for folding the model are available online.

That Simple Unit (TSU)

That Simple Unit (TSU)

Instructions for folding this unit are available from the Web Archive. There is also a videotutorial but quality isn’t the be...

Trapezoid Edge Module (TEM)

Trapezoid Edge Module (TEM)

These are folding instructions for the Trapezoid Edge Module (TEM) module. This module bears some resemblance to Thomas Hull’s PHiZZ unit while the folding p...

Trimodule

Trimodule

Diagrams for the Trimodule are available on the author’s web page.

Two Swords / Dwa Miecze

Two Swords / Dwa Miecze

Folding diagrams for this model were published in the 17th/18th Bulletin of Polish Origami Society (2021), page 33.

Umbrella Dodecahedron

Umbrella Dodecahedron

Instructions for the model were published in Meenakshi Mukerji’s book, Marvelous Modular Origami, on page 54.

Union Jack Tessellation

Union Jack Tessellation

Instructions for the model were published in the BOS Convention Book 2017 (50th anniversary convention of British Origami Soc...

WXYZ

WXYZ

Diagrams for this model are available online.

Weird Asymmetric Sonobe (WASS)

Weird Asymmetric Sonobe (WASS)

This unit behaves like the Sonobe unit and can be used to build similar shapes, but its struc...

Woven Rhombi

Woven Rhombi

In Origami Pass app Instructions for this model (CP and phototutorial) are available via Origami Pass.

Woven Slit Module (WSM)

Woven Slit Module (WSM)

Woven Slit Module is an origami unit which can be used to build different kinds of modular assemblies, from simple cubes to more complex objects. They can we...

Woven Triangles Tessellation I

Woven Triangles Tessellation I

Crease patterns are available as a single PNG image. Apart from the CP of a single molecule, it also shows the two main layouts: the symmetric one with two m...